Miami Pop Festival

Gulfstream Race Track, Miami, Florida
May 18-19, 1968
Young promoter sets up rock festival at sweltering race track. Michael Lang would find better success in upstate New York the next year. Band performed on flat-bed trucks.
Second day cancelled due to rain, which inspired Jimi to write Rainy Day, Dream Away.

Saturday, May 18
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
The Mothers Of Invention
Blue Cheer
Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
Pacific Gas & Electric
Chuck Berry
John Lee Hooker
The Blues Image
The Package

Sunday, May 19
rained out


1968 Miami Pop Festival
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